Twenty-six famous fables written by Lafontaine. Even if you do not know French you will recognize the story about the hare and the tortoise. You can also read a copy of 'La Fontaine: Fables Choisies Pour Les Enfants' by going to the International Children's Digital Library, a joint project of the Internet Archive and University Of Maryland.
Preface -- A letter from Santa Claus -- Rigolette -- A story for Minna -- A little story for Nellie and Mollie -- The school-teacher's song -- A letter -- A sketch: for the members of the "Sunrise Society" ... -- Scraps about dogs -- A letter from a little girl to a sick schoolmate -- Who is my neighbour? -- A few rhymes for Dan -- A story for little Emma -- A story told under the great elm tree -- A letter -- A conversation on fairs -- A true skecth for the two sisters -- Scraps from... Topics: Children's stories, Children's poetry
Joan of Arc--Anne Boleyn--Queen Elizabeth--Pocahontas--Lucy Hutchinson--Christina--Lady Mary Wortley Montagu--Mrs. Barbauld--Hannah More--Madame de Stael--Miss Edgeworth--Charlotte Corday--Lady Jane Grey--Sarah Martin--Grace Darling Topic: Women